The Wandering Tattler. Diane Wakoski.
The Wandering Tattler.
The Wandering Tattler.
The Wandering Tattler.
(Perishable Press)

The Wandering Tattler.

Lanyon, Ellen (illus.)

Driftless, WI (Mt. Horeb): Perishable Press, 1974. Tall quarto. (26)pp. First edition. One of 130 copies signed by the author. Printed on handmade papers of various subtle colors. Poems about birds, with fanciful drawings of them by Ellen Lanyon, printed with inks in the colors of the species in nature. A camel carries the birds at the beginning and the end of the book. The colophon tells us that the Press could make fifty sheets of paper a day and used 1,400, that a purple finch spontaneously posed next to the ink slab, and that a gynecologist did the proofreading. A major production of the Press. Nearly imperceptible toning to spine, else fine in blue morocco-backed black cloth in fine slipcase. Item #24698

Price: $1,100.00

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